UPDATE: Beginning Saturday, November 21 all in-person operations will suspend and observe a temporary closure.
Read Glensheen’s full statement.
EXPERIENCE THE ESTATE ILLUMINATED BY THE HOLIDAY CHEER AND MAGIC OF SPIRIT OF THE LIGHTS
Spirit of the Lights is free and open to the public beginning 11/24/20 through 12/27/20 from 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm
(Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.)
Reservations are required
Make your group reservations prior to visiting *HERE*
about spirit of the lights
Spirit of the Lights is an outdoor light display that originated in Park Point at the home of Marcia Hales. The display is celebrated for its intimate and natural feel. Many of the motifs and displays are in memory of individuals or in recognition of meaningful moments. To say this is a uniquely special display is an understatement. 2020 marks the second year that Spirit of the Lights’ home has been at Glensheen. We can’t thank Marcia enough for choosing Glensheen as the new home for these lights, which have such a storied past.
Prior online reservations are required. Make your group reservation HERE
Due to capacity restrictions, advanced reservations are required to attend this FREE event. Ticketing for Spirit of the Lights will be issued via a party system. Each ticket will be valid for one group of people. Each group will include all of the members of your party from 1 to 10 people. (1 ticket = your group of up to 10 people). Please note: Spirit of the Light Admission does NOT include admission to the mansion.
The first entry is at 4:30 pm
The last entry is at 8:30 pm
Lights off 9:00 pm
TAKE A CANDLELIGHT TOUR OF THE MANSION
Want to see inside the mansion? While you’re here for the Spirit of the Lights display, consider exploring the mansion on a self-guided Candlelight Christmas tour in the mansion.
Candlelight Christmas Tours are pure magic. Experience the Christmas mansion illuminated by 25 Christmas trees. Learn more and purchase self-guided Candlelight Christmas Tour tickets.
PRO TIP: Reservations for the outdoor Spirit of the Lights display are INCLUDED with the purchase of a tour. Candlelight Tour guests DO NOT need to reserve a spot to experience the outdoor light display.
THE MANSION IS OPEN FOR SELF-GUIDED,
ONE-WAY TRAFFIC, WITH REDUCED CAPACITY TOURS.
Per the University of Minnesota, all staff and visitors are required to wear a mask while indoors and outdoors when navigating pathways as 6 feet of distance may be difficult to maintain with 2-way traffic on outdoor pathways. Free masks are available. Thank you for understanding.
We encourage all visitors to consider conducting health screening before entering the facility.
GLENSHEEN IS CLOSED
All in-person operations are currently suspended
Beginning Saturday, November 21 for four weeks